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Travel Guide of Sea of Galilee in Israel by Influencers


The Sea of Galilee, Lake Tiberias, Kinneret or Kinnereth, is a freshwater lake in Israel. It is the lowest freshwater lake on Earth and the second-lowest lake in the world, at levels between 215 metres and 209 metres below sea level.



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Discover our travel guide of Sea of Galilee in Israel made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.



What you will see and do in Sea of Galilee:

  🏖️ Shore     🏖️ Ocean     🏖️ Beach     🌴 Tropics  

Travel Tips for visiting Sea of Galilee

The city of Galilee is a must-see on your way to Israel, as well as to discover its famous lake, The Sea of Galilee also known as lake Kinneret, Tiberias or Genesareth. Located 700 feet (220 meters) below sea level and fed by the Jordan River, the Sea of Galilee is the largest freshwater lake in Israel. The Sea of Galilee imposes itself on all travelers by its splendor. Irresistible for its blue color, the calmness with which it welcomes visitors, it is surrounded by a landscape that offers an enchanting setting. You will also discover impressive archeological sites. This place is a place of pilgrimage for many Christians and Jews, because many episodes of the life of Jesus happened there. It was on the northern shore of this lake that Jesus called his first disciples and began to preach. Tiberias, the largest city on the western shore of the lake, has been considered since the 16th century in Jewish tradition as one of the four holy cities. Mount of Beatitudes is a must-see church and its lush gardens offer a breathtaking view of Lake Galilee in a spiritual atmosphere. It is also the ideal place to admire the sunset reflected in the water of the lake. The national park of Korazim is certainly one of the best preserved ancient cities, if you are fond of antiquity, these ruins are impressive! Those who love to hike will enjoy a good dose of walking, contemplating the beautiful landscape and admiring the many historical buildings. You won't miss the magical moments of swimming, exciting moments of picnic. Take advantage of the campsites set up at the beach of Lake Tiberias to relax. Fishing on this historic lake is unique!

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What to do around the lake Sea of Galilee ?

You can take a walk to explore the lush nature around the lake. The hills of the Galilee and the Golan Heights provide a beautiful backdrop. The Beit Tsida valley is rich and lush and flows with the water of the Jordan River and the streams of the Golan Heights flow into the Sea of Galilee.
The region is known for its hiking trails and there are also varied excursions to the parks and reserves of Hamat Gader, the Jordan River Park, Naharayim and the Beit Tsida Nature Reserve

There is not much public transportation in the area around Lake Galilee, so it is recommended to go by car.

The top attractions you must do during your trip in Tiberias are of course visiting the Sea of Galilee, you can also see the Arbel and Kfar Nahum National Parks. Many of the visits concern religious references; however, they are of great beauty and must be seen!





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Explore 20 popular touristic places around Sea of Galilee with pictures shared by travelers, influencers and photographers... Click on the photos to read the travel guide of the destination


Arbel Nature Reserve

  10.6 km (6.6 miles) away from Sea of Galilee


  Travel guide of Arbel Nature Reserve

Golan Heights View

  31.9 km (19.8 miles) away from Sea of Galilee


  Travel guide of Golan Heights View

Church of the Annunciation

  33.8 km (21.0 miles) away from Sea of Galilee


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Hermon Stream Nature Reserve

  41.4 km (25.7 miles) away from Sea of Galilee


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Beit She'an National Park

  43.2 km (26.8 miles) away from Sea of Galilee


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Rosh Hanikra Sea Reserve

  50.2 km (31.2 miles) away from Sea of Galilee


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Rosh HaNikra

  50.4 km (31.3 miles) away from Sea of Galilee


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Rosh Hanikra Grottoes

  50.5 km (31.4 miles) away from Sea of Galilee


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